Sony ICD B600 Digital Dictation Voice Recorder
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Record it all with simplicity. With up to 300 hours of recording time on the built-in 512 MB flash memory, the ICD-B600 digital voice recorder makes it easy to capture class lectures, business meetings or even your own memos. The single function buttons on the front make simple operations easily accessible and the selectable microphone sensitivity lets you adjust the recording levels to your specific needs. Four message folders are included for organising your messages, and the voice-activated operation makes getting started fast and convenient.
The ICD-B600 digital voice recorder is small and lightweight which makes it convenient to slip in your suit pocket or laptop bag. With the unit being solid state flash based there’s no additional costs or messing with tapes - everything you need to record is in one unit. It gives you up to 396 messages and allows you to separate your lists all in one place. The 4 message folders can be used for different applications, such as business memos, correspondence, personal reminders and more.
With the VOR function you can save valuable recording time. VOR stops the recording during silent pauses then begins recording again without missing a single syllable thanks to the digital buffer. The ICD-B600 digital voice recorder has a date and time stamp so you’ll never forget when a recording was taken. It has an option of 3 recording modes which allows you to choose the quality of recording depending on how much time you need; LP mode provides 301h 35m, SP mode 163h 10m and HQ mode 61h 10m.
Top Customer Reviews
*Folder switching over complicated
I bought this item to record university lectures as I had been using my phone's (LG KP500) voice recorder function but was dissatisfied with the quality and range. My girlfriend had bought a Olympus dictaphone which I was impressed by the audio quality. I assumed that this was because it was a dedicated dictaphone and so looked for one for myself. I, however, could not afford the same model as hers which had USB PC connection and so went for this cheaper one.
First off I was very disappointed with the AUDIO QUALITY- its HQ mode is about the same as or perhaps worse than that of my mobile phone's quality, not what I'd expect from a dedicated dictaphone. Its range was also similar to my phone's when it was on the 'Low' setting, but when it was set to 'High' range it was much wider, though unfortunately this meant it picked up alot of background 'clatter' and a slight buzz from the dictaphone itself. My girlfriend's Olympus has what I'd describe as FM radio quality- very clear, rich audio as if listening to a radio broadcast. The Sony is very tinny in quality and sounds seems to blend into one and interfere with each other, making hearing what a person is saying sometimes quite difficult.
The other problem I found was to do with the usability of the product, in particular SWITCHING BETWEEN THE 'FOLDERS' you can use to organise your recordings. This is something I need to do quite frequently as I have a different 'folder' for the lectures from each subject. On other models I've seen there is a simple button you can use to quickly switch between folders.
Unfortunately on the Sony, to change folders I have to hold down the 'menu' button for a few seconds to enter a menu system.Read more ›
Easy to operate,and the instructions are simple enough to understand, I'm quite impressed.
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I gave it out to some colleague who left and never knew how it functionedPublished 8 months ago by Amazon Customer
Inobstrusive, fits in any pocket, a most useful tool, particularly how it groups recorded messages into folders and can subdivide a long message. Read morePublished 18 months ago by PlumaSerrana